There are many ways in which our university community is diverse: we differ from one another in ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, health, religion, age, socio-economic background, and in many other respects. This diversity has many advantages. In this dossier you can read what has already been achieved to make the university into a place where everyone can be himself or herself, and what we are doing to improve our performance even further.
The Humanities Buddy Programme: definitely recommended
Many international students start their master programme at the Humanities Faculty in Leiden every semester. Among them also Ronghu Zu (29, China), Yu...
Bredero in a new light
Bredero (1585-1618) was known for his farces and comedies, but he also wrote one tragedy. According to Olga van Marion and Tim Vergeer, the play's mai...
More inclusive communication is more complex than it seems
How can we adapt the Dutch we use at the University so that everyone feels comfortable and included? This was the subject of debate during a panel dis...
‘Meeting Point is my GPS’
For help with filling in complex forms to a buddy who will introduce you to student life. The Meeting Point for refugee students meets many needs. Thi...
Thinking outside your scientific box
How do you study complex disasters like a nuclear explosion or a natural disaster? Who can help unravel the legal knot that Brexit has become? The imp...